The End of Year Book Survey is an annual meme hosted by The Perpetual Page Turner.
Hey guys :-) I loved doing this meme last year, it being the end of my first ever year blogging. This season I'm overjoyed to have celebrated Boarding with Book's 2nd year on the interwebs!! So, a quick reflection on my bookish aspects of 2014:
1. Best Book You Read In 2014?
IS THIS A TRICK QUESTION??
2. Book You Were Excited About & Thought You Were Going To Love More But Didn’t?
3. Most surprising (in a good way or bad way) book you read in 2014?
4. Book You “Pushed” The Most People To Read (And They Did) In 2014?
5. Best series you started in 2014? Best Sequel of 2014? Best Series Ender of 2014?
Best series- Shatter Me by Tahareh Mafi
Best sequel - It's Not Summer Without You by Jenny Han
Best series ender: The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan
6. Favorite new author you discovered in 2014?
7. Best book from a genre you don’t typically read/was out of your comfort zone?
To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee - opened my eyes to the world of classics
8. Most action-packed/thrilling/unputdownable book of the year?
Couldn't put down- Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
9. Book You Read In 2014 That You Are Most Likely To Re-Read Next Year?
10. Favorite cover of a book you read in 2014?
11. Most memorable character of 2014?
You say that like I can pick. Adam from If I Stay did jump to mind though.
12. Most beautifully written book read in 2014?
13. Most Thought-Provoking/ Life-Changing Book of 2014?
14. Book you can’t believe you waited UNTIL 2014 to finally read?
15. Favorite Passage/Quote From A Book You Read In 2014?
“All parents damage their children. It cannot be helped. Youth, like pristine glass, absorbs the prints of its handlers. Some parents smudge, others crack, a few shatter childhoods completely into jagged little pieces, beyond repair.”
― Mitch Albom, The Five People You Meet in Heaven
16.Shortest & Longest Book You Read In 2013?
17. Book That Shocked You The Most
18. OTP OF THE YEAR (you will go down with this ship!)
MIA AND ADAM
19. Favorite Non-Romantic Relationship Of The Year
Tie between Reyna/Annabeth and Magnus/Raphael
20. Favorite Book You Read in 2014 From An Author You’ve Read Previously
TRICK QUESTIONS AGAIN. THERE WERE RICK RIORDAN BOOKS, CASSIE CLARE BOOKS, JOHN GREEN BOOKS, ALLY CARTER...
21. Best Book You Read In 2014 That You Read Based SOLELY On A Recommendation From Somebody Else/Peer Pressure:
ummm..... 50 Shades of Grey? Does that count as a peer pressure read? Not exactly peers...
22. Newest fictional crush from a book you read in 2014?
While this would usually be under the heading of Questions-That-Make-Me-Choose-Between-My-Babies-And-Therefore-Cannot-Be-Answered, ADAM WILDE IS DEMANDING ATTENTION AGAIN
23. Best 2014 debut you read?
24. Best Worldbuilding/Most Vivid Setting You Read This Year?
I'm going to mention The Casual Vacancy here, because it's all about the setting.
25. Book That Put A Smile On Your Face/Was The Most FUN To Read?
26. Book That Made You Cry Or Nearly Cry in 2014?
27. Hidden Gem Of The Year?
28. Book That Crushed Your Soul?
Cassandra Clare ended a series this year. Need I say more?
29. Most Unique Book You Read In 2014?
30. Book That Made You The Most Mad (doesn’t necessarily mean you didn’t like it)?